Move part of plans to capture three million policy holders

Junction has strengthened its business development, delivery and marketing and teams with three key appointments.

The announcement is part of the company’s ambitious expansion plan to meet its target of three million policies under management by the end of 2009.

Martin Overton has been appointed Business Development Director. The former Chief Operating Officer of Servista, a supplier of customer care and billing services, he will have the responsibility of securing new partners for Junction.

Mike Edgeley joins Junction as Associate Director, Commercial Delivery. Previously Operations Director at First Group, he will be responsible for developing and delivering commercial opportunities.

Catherine Hill joins from Conduit as Associate Director of Marketing and PR. Her responsibilities will include B2B marketing strategies for the Junction business and joint B2C campaigns with its affinity partners.

Group Director Matthew Donaldson said: “This is an exciting time for Junction and the affinity insurance market in general. These three appointments are part of a focused recruitment drive to meet the growing demand for our services. Each individual brings invaluable experience and know-how to help ensure that we implement a creative and aggressive strategy to take the business forward.”

With more than 1,000,000 customers and with a gross written premium of over £300million, Junction is the fastest growing personal lines affinity insurance provider in the UK.